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[OPINION] ECtHR, UN bodies debunk Turkey’s post-coup prosecutions one by one

Ali Yıldız* On the sixth anniversary of a controversial coup attempt in Turkey in July 2016, the Turkish government continues to use emergency powers as...

Court releases 8 more cadets convicted on coup charges

An İstanbul court has released pending retrial eight more military cadets who had been convicted on coup charges and sentenced to life in prison...

Activists commemorate asylum-seekers who drowned fleeing Ankara’s persecution

Activists in Vienna on Saturday commemorated Turkish asylum seekers who drowned in the Aegean Sea and the Evros River while fleeing President Recep Tayyip...

Asylum applications from Turkish citizens in EU saw 47 percent rise in 2021

There was a 47 percent increase in the number of asylum applications filed by Turkish citizens in EU countries in 2021 compared to the...

Turkey grants immunity to trustees running 682 companies seized after 2016 coup attempt

Turkey recently granted immunity from prosecution to trustees who were appointed to replace the boards of directors of 682 companies that were seized by...

25 former, current public servants detained in Ankara due to alleged Gülen links

Turkish prosecutors have issued detention warrants for 30 former and current public servants in the capital city of Ankara due to their alleged links...

Turkey dismisses 1,000 police officers due to alleged ties to terrorist organizations

Turkey’s Security Directorate General has dismissed from service or canceled the retirement benefits of 1,000 current or retired police officers based on a government...

Cadets convicted on coup charges released pending retrial after 6 years in prison

More than 60 former air force cadets who were convicted on coup charges and sentenced to life in prison due to their alleged role...

Prosecutor demands prison for ex-army chief due to remarks on 1960 coup

A Turkish prosecutor has demanded a prison sentence of up to three years for İlker Başbuğ, a former chief of the Turkish General Staff,...

OHAL commission has rejected 106,000 applications out of 124,000 to date

A commission set up by the Turkish government to look into complaints from individuals who were adversely affected by government decrees during a state...

Dismissed academic gets 10 years in prison on terrorism charges

A Turkish court has handed down a prison sentence of 10 years to an academic who had been dismissed from her job in the...

Pop singer deletes solidarity tweet for jailed women after being targeted by Oda TV

A Turkish pop singer who on Mother’s Day posted a tweet about the situation of pregnant and sick women as well as mothers with...

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